Cerebellar ataxia, Cayman type

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Cerebellar ataxia, Cayman type

Synonyms: Cayman ataxia

A rare autosomal recessive congenital cerebellar ataxia disorder characterized by hypotonia from birth marked psychomotor delay and prominent cerebellar dysfunction (manifesting with nystagmus intention tremor dysarthria ataxic gait and truncal ataxia) described in an isolated population of the Grand Cayman Island. Cerebellar hypoplasia observed on CT scan may be associated.

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National Ataxia Foundation

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) was established in 1957 to help persons with Ataxia and their families. Our mission is to accelerate the development of treatments and a cure while working to improve the lives of those living with Ataxia. NAF’s vision of a world without Ataxia will be accomplished through our primary programs of funding Ataxia research, providing vital programs and services fo

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